Category: Clinical

UVA Students Mobilize To Help Patients In Need Connect To Telehealth Resources

7/30/2020

Like many of her peers, third-year University of Virginia student Rachana Subbanna found herself isolated at home this summer, facing a pandemic that eliminated many of her normal summer plans…

Q&A: UVA Health COO On The Unique Opportunities Of An Academic Medical Center

4/22/2020

When it comes to fighting a pandemic, academic medical centers like the University of Virginia’s have several unique advantages that can be used to help the community, the commonwealth and…

Timely $1 Million Grant To UVA Health Boosts Ability To Produce COVID-19 Tests

3/30/2020

Since UVA Health began testing for COVID-19, faculty, administrators and staff have been working around the clock to expand testing capabilities. What began just a week ago with an initial…

Biocomplexity Institute Wins $10M Grant To Thwart Future Pandemics

3/26/2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, researchers at the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute have won a new $10 million, five-year collaborative “Expeditions in Computing” grant from the…

UVA Health Independently Develops New COVID-19 Tests

3/20/2020

Thanks to a determined, whirlwind effort on the part of a team of physicians and collaboration and support from across the University of Virginia community, UVA Health now is now…

Q&A: What’s Next for Coronavirus, How to Avoid it, and Will There Be a Vaccine?

3/7/2020

As the new coronavirus, known in shorthand as COVID-19, continues to spread around the world, researchers, including those at the University of Virginia, are turning their attention to developing vaccines…

Childhood Brain Tumor Discovery May Unlock New Treatments for Many Cancers

2/21/2020

A surprising discovery about a rare form of childhood brain cancer suggests a new treatment approach for that cancer and, potentially, many others. Researchers at the University of Virginia School…

Medicaid Expansion Slashed Uninsured Rates In Diabetes Belt, Study Finds

2/6/2020

Medicaid expansion dramatically reduced the numbers of low-income residents without insurance in the Diabetes Belt, a swath of 644 counties across 15 southeastern states (including Virginia) that are stricken with…